Deaconess Foundation and the UCC Church Building and Loan Fund (CB&LF) are soliciting proposals for a Planning Firm or Team to guide and execute a highly transparent and new community-led visioning and strategic planning process in the North Central Plan footprint of St. Louis, Missouri.
Deaconess Community, On March 2nd, I shared a message, entitled Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community, informing you of the steps we’ve taken to keep our community healthy to be sure that our children are well. It focused primarily on the operations of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. The pandemic and public health responses have progressed in ways which impact …
Deaconess Community, Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the official opening and consecration of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. Since March 1, 2018 more than 30,000 citizens have engaged with and at Deaconess Center to build power and advance a child-focused policy agenda. This agenda prioritizes family economic mobility, early childhood education, justice and equity for youth and access to …
Please join us for Centering Children in Politics: A Symposium for Investing in Black Futures on Saturday, February 22. This day-long event, jointly hosted and developed by Faith for Justice and Deaconess Foundation
Deaconess Foundation is seeking the services of a qualified firm experienced in assessing Information Technology (IT) for the purpose of performing an Audit Assessment of the Foundation’s IT environment and developing a continuing IT audit plan. The successful proposer will review the existing equipment, software, policies, and procedures for their reliable information technology systems and data storage. The consultant will …
December 9, 2019 – Faith-Inspired Social Action
We welcome Rev. Jim Wallis, Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief of Sojourners, New York Times bestselling author and widely-recognized theologian.
Deaconess Foundation is soliciting proposals to launch a Power Moves assessment to measure the Foundation’s use of power and depth in executing a power-building approach rooted in tenets of “trust-based philanthropy”.
Just for Kids (J4K) Community Conversations are forums designed to introduce our community action tank, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being, to the St. Louis region and amplify Deaconess Foundation’s commitment to Building A Community Just for Kids, advancing the work of child advocates through public policy and racial equity.
To highlight the contributions of the comprehensive North Central Plan developed by our neighbors in 2000 and the call for a renewal of localized community planning, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being is hosting Equitably Redeveloping Your Community. This six-part workshop series offers residents an opportunity to learn the process of community-led development.
A generation ago local members of United Church of Christ (UCC) congregations organized mission groups and volunteered personal time to visit patients, serve as candy stripers and witness to God’s healing presence at Deaconess Hospital. In April 2018, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being opened its doors.
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